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How to make your iPhone fingerprint reader work every time

You no longer have to type in a PIN number or password. Your fingertip is your ticket into your iPhone. But the technology isn’t...
Tips July 22, 2019

A world without passwords? The web's weakest link gets long-overdue fix

Online security has always had a weak link that's the easiest way for hackers to get into your personal accounts: your password. Sometimes it...
Happening Now March 5, 2019

Kim's Take: Federal judge rules that police can't force you to unlock your cell phone

Yesterday, a northern California federal judge ruled that police can’t force anyone to unlock their smartphones using biometrics – fingerprints or facial I.D. But hold on....
Columns January 16, 2019

Fix iPhone problems with notifications, Siri suggest, fingerprint ... and more

The incredibly advanced technology that we call an iPhone may be a marvel of modern science, but that doesn't mean its perfect. If you...
Tips January 16, 2019

Kim's Take: Your fingerprint unlocks targeted advertising in your car

Imagine. You’re driving home wondering what’s in the fridge for dinner. An ad pops up on your dashboard’s screen offering instant delivery of your most favorite...
Columns December 18, 2018

How to make your Android fingerprint reader work every time

You have a lot of options when it comes to unlocking your Android phone, but if your device comes with a fingerprint reader, that’s...
Tips September 4, 2018

End of the boarding pass? TSA's new test will mean faster check-ins

Are the days of printing your boarding pass a thing of the past? Soon you're going to be speeding through the airport. As a...
Happening Now June 17, 2017

Fingerprint protection for credit cards? This could be a game changer

Credit card theft and fraud is a massive problem. All a thief needs is a few pieces of information to gain access to all...
Happening Now April 22, 2017

Is government "forced fingerprinting" legal, or a violation of privacy rights?

The debate surrounding an individual's right to privacy and the needs of law enforcement has taken another twist. Prosecutors have argued that forcing someone...
Happening Now March 5, 2017

Scary! Hackers get past Android's fingerprint recognition in just 15 minutes

Hackers can get right past your Android phone's fingerprint security system to unlock it, cybersecurity researchers have found. Worse, it took them only 15...
Happening Now March 10, 2016
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